KKN Namboodri

Summary

Affiliation: Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
Country: India

Publications

  1. ncbi Efficacy of supratarsal dexamethasone versus triamcinolone injection in recalcitrant vernal keratoconjunctivitis
    J S Saini
    Department of Ophthalmology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 77:515-8. 1999
  2. ncbi Myofibroblastoma of the male breast: a diagnostic problem on fine-needle aspiration cytology
    Manish Powari
    Department of Cytology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Diagn Cytopathol 26:290-3. 2002
  3. ncbi Clostridium difficile toxin and faecal lactoferrin assays in adult patients
    C Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, 160012, Chandigarh, India
    Microbes Infect 2:1827-30. 2000
  4. ncbi Pseudohypoparathyroidism in a mother and son: phenotypic variability and associated disorder
    M Ray
    Department of Pediatrics, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh
    Indian J Pediatr 68:279-81. 2001
  5. ncbi Immunogenicity and safety of two schedules of Hepatitis B vaccination during pregnancy
    Indu Gupta
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 29:84-6. 2003
  6. ncbi Family study of acute and transient psychotic disorders: comparison with schizophrenia
    S K Das
    Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 34:328-32. 1999
  7. ncbi Development of a polymerase chain reaction dot-blotting system for detecting cutaneous tuberculosis
    S K Arora
    Departments of Immunopathology and Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Br J Dermatol 142:72-6. 2000
  8. ncbi Cannabis psychosis and acute schizophrenia. a case-control study from India
    D Basu
    Drug De addiction and Treatment Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Eur Addict Res 5:71-3. 1999
  9. ncbi Clinical spectrum of cerebral palsy in north India--an analysis of 1,000 cases
    Pratibha D Singhi
    J Trop Pediatr 48:162-6. 2002
  10. ncbi Thyroid hormones modulate zinc transport activity of rat intestinal and renal brush-border membrane
    R Prasad
    Department of Biochemistry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Am J Physiol 276:E774-82. 1999

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  1. ncbi Efficacy of supratarsal dexamethasone versus triamcinolone injection in recalcitrant vernal keratoconjunctivitis
    J S Saini
    Department of Ophthalmology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 77:515-8. 1999
    ....
  2. ncbi Myofibroblastoma of the male breast: a diagnostic problem on fine-needle aspiration cytology
    Manish Powari
    Department of Cytology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Diagn Cytopathol 26:290-3. 2002
    ..This neoplasm was initially misinterpreted as a malignant soft tissue tumor. Awareness of the cytologic features coupled with mammography should prevent a misdiagnosis of this tumor...
  3. ncbi Clostridium difficile toxin and faecal lactoferrin assays in adult patients
    C Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, 160012, Chandigarh, India
    Microbes Infect 2:1827-30. 2000
    ..001). Therefore, the FL assay performed simultaneously with the C. difficile toxin assay can help rule out asymptomatic carriage of C. difficile...
  4. ncbi Pseudohypoparathyroidism in a mother and son: phenotypic variability and associated disorder
    M Ray
    Department of Pediatrics, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh
    Indian J Pediatr 68:279-81. 2001
    ..Special note is made of the intra and interpatient variability of this rare inherited disorder...
  5. ncbi Immunogenicity and safety of two schedules of Hepatitis B vaccination during pregnancy
    Indu Gupta
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 29:84-6. 2003
    ..To test the immunogenicity and safety of HepatitisB (HB) vaccination during pregnancy and passive transfer of antibodies to the newborn...
  6. ncbi Family study of acute and transient psychotic disorders: comparison with schizophrenia
    S K Das
    Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 34:328-32. 1999
    ..Acute non-organic psychoses, as often described in European and Indian literature, and categorized as 'Acute and transient psychotic disorders' in ICD-10, lack a clear nosological distinction from schizophrenia...
  7. ncbi Development of a polymerase chain reaction dot-blotting system for detecting cutaneous tuberculosis
    S K Arora
    Departments of Immunopathology and Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Br J Dermatol 142:72-6. 2000
    ..tuberculosis. The data indicate that the combination of dot hybridization with PCR markedly increased the sensitivity and specificity of PCR. This may be a useful tool in the diagnosis of tuberculosis when conventional methods fail...
  8. ncbi Cannabis psychosis and acute schizophrenia. a case-control study from India
    D Basu
    Drug De addiction and Treatment Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Eur Addict Res 5:71-3. 1999
    ..The implication of the study is that the role of cannabis in any acute psychosis should be investigated carefully so as to prevent an overdiagnosis of schizophrenia...
  9. ncbi Clinical spectrum of cerebral palsy in north India--an analysis of 1,000 cases
    Pratibha D Singhi
    J Trop Pediatr 48:162-6. 2002
    ..5 per cent). Comprehensive assessment and early management of these problems are emphasized, which can minimize the extent of disabilities...
  10. ncbi Thyroid hormones modulate zinc transport activity of rat intestinal and renal brush-border membrane
    R Prasad
    Department of Biochemistry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Am J Physiol 276:E774-82. 1999
    ..Thus the thyroid hormone-mediated change in membrane fluidity might play an important role in modulating Zn2+ transport activity of intestinal and renal BBM...
  11. ncbi Psychological consequences of chronic physical illnesses in children and adolescents
    Savita Malhotra
    Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 69:145-8. 2002
    ..Comprehensive coordinated care services are required for integration of these patients into the community...
  12. ncbi Gross anatomy of the pancreatic ducts in north Indians
    D Sahni
    Department of Anatomy, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Trop Gastroenterol 22:197-201. 2001
    ..5%) male and 3 (6%) female specimens. In 15.1% male and 26.3% female (p < 0.05) subjects APD will not act as a safety valve if an obstruction occurs in the distal part of MPD...
  13. pmc Loss of circadian rhythm of blood pressure following acute stroke
    S Jain
    Department of Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India 160012
    BMC Neurol 4:1. 2004
    ..We studied the circadian rhythm of blood pressure in patients following acute stroke...
  14. ncbi Placental chorioangioma with hydrops foetalis: a case report
    Vanita Suri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:603-4. 2005
  15. ncbi Bacterial profile of dairy products sold in Chandigarh
    C Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Trop Gastroenterol 23:72-5. 2002
    ..The high degree of bacterial contamination seen indicates poor hygienic conditions and faults in manufacturing/handling of dairy products during and after processing and production...
  16. ncbi Colorectal tuberculosis
    B Nagi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Eur Radiol 13:1907-12. 2003
    ..Colorectal tuberculosis is a very common site for gastrointestinal tuberculosis. Typical findings of colorectal tuberculosis are strictures, signs of colitis and polypoid lesions. Common complications are perforation and fistulae...
  17. ncbi Lithium - induced tardive dystonia
    S Chakrabarti
    Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Neurol India 50:473-5. 2002
    ..To conclude, Tdt may develop on exposure to drugs other than neuroleptics. An adequate trial to clozapine can prove to be a useful treatment option...
  18. ncbi Polyglandular autoimmune syndrome type 1 without chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis in a 16 year-old male
    A Bhansali
    Department of Endocrinology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 16:103-5. 2003
    ..The presentation of several components of this disorder at one time and at this age is uncommon, and the features of overt hypoparathyroidism were probably masked by associated adrenal insufficiency...
  19. ncbi Linearization of the relationship between serum sodium, potassium concentration, their ratio and time since death in Chandigarh zone of north-west India
    Dalbir Singh
    Department Forensic Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Forensic Sci Int 130:1-7. 2002
    ..E. estimate of 3.2, 5.7 and 4.6 h, respectively but environmental temperature and cause of death modulate these changes significantly...
  20. ncbi Acardiac acephalus twins: a case report and review of literature
    Neelam Aggarwal
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:983-4. 2002
  21. ncbi Pregnancy with acute intermittent porphyria: a case report and review of literature
    Neelam Aggarwal
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 28:160-2. 2002
    ..We hereby present a case of AIP who had an uneventful pregnancy with a good neonatal outcome...
  22. ncbi A serological study of human toxocariasis in north India
    Nancy Malla
    Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Natl Med J India 15:145-7. 2002
    ....
  23. ncbi Coping and its correlates among caregivers of patients with bipolar disorder: a preliminary study
    Subho Chakrabarti
    Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Bipolar Disord 4:50-60. 2002
    ..This study thus attempted to examine coping and its correlates in caregivers of bipolar patients, in comparison with schizophrenia...
  24. ncbi The epidemiological and resistogram patterns of enteropathogenic and enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli isolated from diarrhoeal stools in a north Indian hospital
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012
    Trop Gastroenterol 24:70-2. 2003
    ..This will help to study its epidemiological pattern in a particular locale. Moreover, this information coupled with the clinical picture may be valuable in deciding the need for and type of antibiotic therapy...
  25. ncbi Pheochromocytoma associated with pregnancy
    Jaswinder K Kalra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 29:305-8. 2003
    ..The issue of mode of delivery is unresolved. Its definitive treatment is surgical resection preceded by medical management. Surgical resection may be done during caesarean section as is reported in the present case...
  26. ncbi Thymectomy for myasthenia gravis: 12-year experience
    Rana S Singh
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 11:299-303. 2003
    ..Transsternal radical thymectomy is an effective therapy for myasthenia gravis. Sustained improvement is achievable in female patients with moderate to severe symptoms and in patients with thymic hyperplasia...
  27. pmc Pharmacotherapy of sexual dysfunctions : current status
    Ajith Avasthi
    Additional Prof, Dept of Psychiatry, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012
    Indian J Psychiatry 46:213-20. 2004
    ..Also discussed is the pharmacological treatment of other less prevalent and recognized disorders like female sexual dysfunction, drug induced sexual dysfunction etc...
  28. pmc Obsessive slowness : a case report
    Gagandeep Singh
    GAGANDEEP SINGH, M D Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012
    Indian J Psychiatry 45:60-1. 2003
    ..Patient responded to a combination of behaviour therapy (thought habituation and exposure) and pharmacotherapy (fluoxetine and thyroxine). Diagnostic difficulties and management issues are highlighted...
  29. ncbi Inflammatory pseudotumour of the lung : report of a case and review of literature
    R S Singh
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 43:231-4. 2001
    ..Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) was inconclusive. Therefore, surgical exploration and a left lower lobectomy was performed. The diagnosis of inflammatory pseudotumour was made on histopathological examination...
  30. ncbi Facial soft tissue thickness in northwest Indian adults
    Daisy Sahni
    Department of Anatomy, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Forensic Sci Int 176:137-46. 2008
    ..A correlation between skinfold thickness and body mass index (BMI) with that of FSTT was observed. The data of facial soft tissue thickness will help forensic experts in reconstructing the face from a skull for identification purposes...
  31. ncbi Sevoflurane for trans-sternal thymectomy in myasthenia gravis
    Y K Batra
    Department of Anaesthesia, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Ann Card Anaesth 2:44-7. 1999
    ..There were minimal changes in cardiovascular variables and recovery was faster. It is suggested that sevoflurane may be the main anaesthetic for both induction and maintenance in myasthenic patients undergoing trans-sternal thymectomy...
  32. ncbi Corrosive induced carcinoma of esophagus: report of three patients and review of literature
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:777-80. 2006
    ..Nearly all reported patients with corrosion carcinoma in the published literature had consumed an alkali, but two of our three patients had consumed an acid...
  33. ncbi Serum cytokine levels in human ascariasis and toxocariasis
    Nancy Malla
    Department of Parasitology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160 012, India
    Parasitol Res 98:345-8. 2006
    ..Further studies are warranted to ascertain these findings...
  34. ncbi Genetic polymorphism in Plasmodium falciparum vaccine candidate antigens
    R C Mahajan
    Department of Parasitology, PGIMER, Chandigarh
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 48:429-38. 2005
    ..Polymorphism reported in these genes is discussed...
  35. ncbi Utility of specific IgG4 response in saliva and serum samples for the diagnosis and follow up of human neurocysticercosis
    Nancy Malla
    Department of Parasitology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Nepal Med Coll J 7:1-9. 2005
    ..In conclusion, this study indicated that due to the lower sensitivity of IgM and IgA responses in pretreatment samples, detection of IgG4 subclass in saliva to either CSE Ag or AgB may serve better marker in the NCC follow-up...
  36. ncbi Clostridium perfringens type A & antibiotic associated diarrhoea
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 122:52-6. 2005
    ..CPA has also been implicated in antibiotic associated diarrhoea (AAD). We therefore undertook this study to investigate the presence of CPA in stool samples of patients with AAD in a tertiary care setting in north India...
  37. ncbi Antigenaemia and antibody response to Toxoplasma gondii in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients
    N Malla
    Department of Parasitology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Br J Biomed Sci 62:19-23. 2005
    ..The study indicates that detection of toxoplasma antigen in addition to IgG antibody response may prove to be a useful indicator in the early diagnosis of reactivated toxoplasmosis in HIV/AIDS patients...
  38. ncbi Bilateral sternales in relation to body of sternum
    Madhur Gupta
    Department of Anatomy, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Nepal Med Coll J 6:62-3. 2004
    ..The muscle was found to be innervated by branches of the corresponding intercostal nerves of these spaces. The sternalis if present could be used for reconstructive surgical operations on the breast...
  39. ncbi Twin pregnancy with a complete hydatidiform mole and co-existing fetus
    Neelam Aggarwal
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:604. 2004
  40. ncbi Multiple squamous cell carcinomas of esophagus
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012
    Indian J Gastroenterol 22:228-30. 2003
    ..They developed a second squamous cell carcinoma of esophagus more than 4 1/2 years after external radiation for a primary squamous cell carcinoma at a different site in the esophagus...
  41. ncbi Antigenaemia and antibody response to Leishmania donovani stage-specific antigens and rk39 antigen in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients
    N Malla
    Department of Parasitology, PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Br J Biomed Sci 60:210-6. 2003
    ....
  42. pmc Dhat syndrome in a female- a case report
    G Singh
    GAGANDEEP SINGH, MD, Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012
    Indian J Psychiatry 43:345-8. 2001
    ..Arguments are presented for the existence of "Female Dhat Syndrome"..
  43. ncbi Pregnancy in a noncommunicating horn of a unicornuate uterus with fetal salvage
    Vanita Suri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:473-4. 2002
  44. ncbi Comparison of methods of eye protection under general anaesthesia
    V K Grover
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical, Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Can J Anaesth 45:575-7. 1998
    ..To compare and assess the efficacy of eye ointment and adhesive tape for protection of eyes under general anaesthesia...
  45. ncbi Renal involvement in multiple myeloma: a 10-year study
    V Sakhuja
    Department of Nephrology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Ren Fail 22:465-77. 2000
    ....
  46. ncbi Clinical spectrum of 500 children with neurocysticercosis and response to albendazole therapy
    P Singhi
    Department of Paediatrics, Advanced Paediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Child Neurol 15:207-13. 2000
    ..Although albendazole therapy should be considered, especially in children with multiple lesions, many children with isolated neurocysticercosis will improve without antiparasitic therapy...
  47. ncbi Role of selective intra-operative cholangiography during cholecystectomy
    G Singh
    Department of Surgery, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Aust N Z J Surg 70:106-9. 2000
    ..The use of routine intra-operative cholangiography (IOC) remains controversial. This prospective study was carried out to determine whether to perform selective or routine IOC in patients undergoing cholecystectomy for gallstones...
  48. ncbi Magico-religious beliefs in schizophrenia: a study from north India
    P KuLhara
    Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Psychopathology 33:62-8. 2000
    ..Local and community belief in such phenomena appeared to be a factor in influencing the decision to seek magico-religious treatment...
  49. ncbi Intravenous immunoglobulin in very severe childhood Guillain-Barré syndrome
    S C Singhi
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 19:167-74. 1999
    ..We conclude that in very severe GBS in children IVIG therapy improves outcome to a remarkable extent, reduces the need for intubation and mechanical ventilation, shortens the length of stay in ICU, and promotes ambulation sooner...
  50. ncbi Childhood disintegrative disorder
    S Malhotra
    Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Autism Dev Disord 29:491-8. 1999
    ..Neuropathological and other medical conditions are sometimes associated with the disorder but contrary to earlier belief this is not typical. Collaborative research would facilitate our understanding of this condition...
  51. ncbi Inhaled budesonide in acute asthma
    S Singhi
    Paediatric Emergency and Intensive Care Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Paediatr Child Health 35:483-7. 1999
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of aerosolized budesonide therapy (with metered dose inhaler and spacer) early in the emergency room treatment of acute moderate exacerbations of bronchial asthma in children...
  52. ncbi Duplex Doppler sonography in patients with Budd-Chiari syndrome
    Y Chawla
    Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:904-7. 1999
    ..Angiography has been the mainstay for diagnosis of Budd-Chiari syndrome even though other modalities are increasingly being used. We have evaluated our findings of duplex Doppler sonography (DDS) in patients with Budd-Chiari syndrome...
  53. ncbi False negative cytologic diagnosis of breast carcinoma
    P Dey
    Cytology Unit, Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital, Kuwait
    Acta Cytol 43:801-5. 1999
    ..To study the reasons for interpretive errors in false negative diagnosis of breast carcinoma on fine needle aspiration cytology material...
  54. ncbi Changing trends in acute poisoning in Chandigarh zone: a 25-year autopsy experience from a tertiary care hospital in northern India
    D Singh
    Department of Anatomy and Forensic Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 20:203-10. 1999
    ..Since 1982, aluminum phosphide (65%) has been the most common poison...
  55. ncbi Lithium prophylaxis of recurrent bipolar affective disorder: long-term outcome and its psychosocial correlates
    P KuLhara
    Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Affect Disord 54:87-96. 1999
    ..Also, role of psychosocial factors in influencing the outcome is unclear...
  56. ncbi Cutaneous tuberculosis: a twenty-year prospective study
    B Kumar
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 3:494-500. 1999
    ..A tertiary care hospital in northern India...
  57. ncbi Psychiatric morbidity in children suffering from acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    P Sharan
    Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 16:49-54. 1999
    ..Ninety percent (n = 9) had emotional disorders. All the disorders were mild to moderate in intensity and were perceived to be easily treatable...
  58. ncbi Psychiatric disorders among parents of children suffering from acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    P Sharan
    Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 16:43-7. 1999
    ..Psychiatric morbidity was associated with women and unemployment. A score of 14 on the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale provided a reliable cutoff for selection of subjects for referral...
  59. ncbi Response to steroid therapy in patients of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a retrospective analysis
    D Behera
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 40:163-9. 1998
    ..Five patients (13.5%) had a decrease in FVC by 10% or more during their follow up. One patient developed sputum positive pulmonary tuberculosis nine months after steroid therapy...
  60. ncbi Anomalous bile duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    S M Bose
    Department of Surgery, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
    Indian J Gastroenterol 19:138-9. 2000
    ..The anomalous duct was inadvertently injured during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The injury was repaired and end-to-end anastomosis of the hepatic and cystic ducts was done through a subcostal incision...
  61. ncbi Outcome of pregnancy in Takayasu arteritis
    B K Sharma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Int J Cardiol 75:S159-62. 2000
    ..All patients with poor perinatal outcome had abdominal aortic involvement and a significant delay in seeking medical attention...
  62. ncbi Pheochromocytoma: a 10-year experience in a tertiary care North Indian hospital
    N Sharma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
    Indian Heart J 53:481-5. 2001
    ..The study was carried out to highlight the clinical and biochemical profile of patients with pheochromocytoma in a tertiary care center of North India...
  63. ncbi Single small enhancing computed tomographic lesions in indian children--II. Clinical features, pathology, radiology and management
    P D Singhi
    Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Trop Pediatr 47:266-70. 2001
    ..Short duration anticonvulsants may suffice in cases where the lesion disappears and EEG is normal. An approach to the diagnosis and management of SSECTL is presented...
  64. ncbi Impairment of human sperm motility and viability by quercetin is independent of lipid peroxidation
    K L Khanduja
    Department of Biophysics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Andrologia 33:277-81. 2001
    ..This inhibition in sperm motility and viability has been linked with decreased Ca2+-ATPase activity, as there was no effect of quercetin on sperm lipid peroxidation...
  65. ncbi Indigenous rapid diagnostic method for Escherichia coli O157:H7
    C Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012
    Trop Gastroenterol 22:128-30. 2001
    ..Our rapid assay required only 7-10 hours compared to the conventional technique where the report is available only on the third day. It can therefore be used routinely for initial screening of faecal specimens for E. coli O157: H7...
  66. ncbi Effect of anxiolytics on blood sugar level in rabbits
    R K Dixit
    Department of Pharmacology, GSVM Medical College, Kanpur, India
    Indian J Exp Biol 39:378-80. 2001
    ..5 mg/kg/day p.o.) and diazepam (0.6 mg/kg/day p.o.) did not affect the glucose levels in rabbits even after one month of treatment. Present findings suggest that these two anxiolytics have minimal effect on blood sugar control...
  67. ncbi The child with cerebral palsy--clinical considerations and management
    P Singhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh 160 012
    Indian J Pediatr 68:531-7. 2001
    ..A multidisciplinary approach to management with active parental involvement helps the child achieve his potential...
  68. ncbi Perinatal tuberculosis
    M Ray
    Department of Paediatrics, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh
    Indian J Pediatr 68:343-5. 2001
    ..We hereby report a baby with perinatal tuberculosis who was not offered any prophylactic therapy inspite of the mother being diagnosed to have pulmonary tuberculosis...
  69. ncbi Internal pancreatic fistulas with pancreatic ascites and pancreatic pleural effusions: recognition and management
    L Kaman
    Department of General Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    ANZ J Surg 71:221-5. 2001
    ..Internal pancreatic fistulas are well recognized complications of chronic pancreatitis...
  70. ncbi Effect of an acidic beverage (Coca-Cola) on the pharmacokinetics of carbamazepine in healthy volunteers
    S Malhotra
    Department of Pharmacology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol 24:31-3. 2002
    ..The results of the study indicate that concomitant administration of Coca-Cola enhances the rate and extent of absorption of carbamazepine...
  71. ncbi Impact of lead exposure on pituitary-thyroid axis in humans
    B Singh
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, PGIMER 160 012, Chandigarh, India
    Biometals 13:187-92. 2000
    ..We thus conclude that the Pb-B levels of > or = 2.4 micromole/l (50 microg/dl) could enhance the pituitary release of TSH without having any significant alterations in the circulating levels of T3 and T4...
  72. ncbi Seasonality and affective disorders: a report from North India
    A Avasthi
    Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, 160012, Chandigarh, India
    J Affect Disord 64:145-54. 2001
    ..The findings are discussed in context of the climatic conditions of North India...
  73. ncbi A longitudinal study of male buprenorphine addicts attending an addiction clinic in India
    D Basu
    Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Addiction 95:1363-72. 2000
    ..There is a lack of longitudinal studies of buprenorphine dependence, an important opioid dependence in several countries. We investigated the course and outcome of buprenorphine dependence in an Indian clinic-attending cohort...
  74. ncbi Histopathological and biochemical changes in the sutural region in craniosynostosis
    A Pathak
    Department of Neurosurgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Childs Nerv Syst 16:564-8. 2000
    ..Histopathological observations and biochemical analysis of sutural bones in nine patients with craniosynostosis were compared with control subjects of the same age range...
  75. ncbi An Indian mummy: a case report
    I Jit
    Department of Anatomy and Forensic, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, 160 012, Chandigarh, India
    Forensic Sci Int 117:57-63. 2001
    ..After a few days the patient died. On the advice of the mystical man the body was kept in a room which was made hot and dry. The police discovered the body after 2 years. A postmortem examination was conducted and findings are reported...
  76. ncbi Bilaterally anomalous formation and distribution of posterior cord of brachial plexus
    Madhur Gupta
    Department of Anatomy, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Nepal Med Coll J 6:133-5. 2004
    ..vi) the branches of radial nerve, which normally arise in the radial groove, arose in the axilla on both the sides. So in cases of trauma or injury of arm some of these branches may be spared...
  77. ncbi A venous arch: connector of the internal thoracic veins
    Madhur Gupta
    Department of Anatomy, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Clin Anat 17:364-5. 2004
  78. ncbi Osteoarthritic femoral articular cartilage of knee joint in man
    Neeru Goyal
    Department of Anatomy, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Nepal Med Coll J 8:88-92. 2006
    ..0% specimens. The various changes seen in the osteoarthritic cartilage could be an effort of cartilage repair but such attempts are severely counteracted by the osteoarthritic wear process...
  79. ncbi Bilateral variant origin of pectoralis major
    Neeru Goyal
    Department of Anatomy, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India 160012
    Nepal Med Coll J 8:65-8. 2006
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  80. ncbi Disposition of muscularis propria and nerve elements in the lip of the ileocaecal valve
    Upjeet Kaur
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Biotechnology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Nepal Med Coll J 7:125-8. 2005
    ..The present study shows that the ileocaecal valve has a well developed muscularis mucosa and a proportionate component of the nerve elements...
  81. ncbi Variations in branching pattern, shape, size and relative distances of arteries arising from arch of aorta
    Madhur Gupta
    Department of Anatomy, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education, and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Nepal Med Coll J 7:13-7. 2005
    ..001). Approximation of LCC to BC trunk was seen in 10.0% specimens. These observations may be important while invading the arch of aorta and its branches by instruments, as all areas are now susceptible to surgical attack...
  82. ncbi Cytoplasmic vacuolation, intracytoplasmic lumina, and DPAS staining in ductal carcinoma of the breast
    Raje Nijhawan
    Department of Cytology and Gynaecological Pathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Diagn Cytopathol 28:291-4. 2003
    ..Larger studies are required to establish a role for DPAS staining in separating borderline, in situ, and invasive breast lesions, and to see if such positvity can be incorporated into the grading systems for breast carcinoma...
  83. ncbi Clinical pattern of recurrent herpes simplex keratitis
    J S Saini
    Department of Ophthalmology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Ophthalmol 47:11-4. 1999
    ..To document the clinical pattern in recurrent herpes simplex disease...
  84. ncbi Variations in collateral contributions to the blood supply to the sternum
    M Gupta
    Department of Anatomy, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012 India
    Surg Radiol Anat 24:265-70. 2002
    ..In the present study the posterior intercostal artery was at times found to supply the sternum directly or via its collateral branch and was named the persistent posterior intercostal artery...